Defect Investigations and Insurance Claims Management Service
The structures team undertake the investigation of defects to a wide variety of structures including: Brick, Concrete, Steel framed buildings, Timber framed, Masonry structures.
Defects investigated have included subsidence, damp, impact, earthquake, fire and flood damage, chemical attack of concrete components and corrosion of metal elements.
High quality structural engineering is supported by an experienced in-house structural investigation team who provide intrusive surveys and sampling of materials backed up by excellent construction materials and specialist metallurgy laboratories. Our chartered engineers and building surveyors develop remedial solutions, tender these on behalf of clients and administer the contracts from appointment to completion. Where necessary the engineers and surveyors act as Party Wall Surveyors and undertake CDM duties.
Where defects are the result of ground movement ESG’s own site investigation and laboratory capabilities are used to identify the ground conditions and recover samples for soil testing.